GM Supplier of the Year Award Presentation

On Aug. 3, General Motors Co. presented Ideal Group, a manufacturing and contracting firm in southwest Detroit, with the GM Supplier of the Year award. The event, which drew 300 people, included tours of Cadillac Urban Gardens, where fruit and vegetables grown inside shipping containers are harvested and donated to the surrounding community.


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Fifth Third Bank Volunteer Day at Cadillac Urban Gardens

Fifth Third Bank volunteers came to the Cadillac Urban Gardens in Southwest Detroit to work in the gardens on Aug. 13. The volunteers brought the Fifth Third eBus to the garden to offer local residents the chance to speak with a certified credit counselor, review credit reports, and find job opportunities.

2015 Danialle Karmanos' Work it Out Dinner

Danialle Karmanos' hosted her annual celebrity golf invitational dinner on Aug. 16 at the Pine Lake County Club in West Bloomfield Township. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and entertainment by Ben Sharkey and his band. Funds from the event went to Work it Out, a research-based program that's a blend of yoga and nutritional education.

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ORT Michigan held its annual fundraiser, Rub-a-Dub, at the Franklin Hills Country Club on Aug. 19. Guests enjoyed dinner, music, and a live and silent auction. Proceeds benefitted ORT, a Jewish educational nonprofit.

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Bloomfield Hills Financial held a party during the Woodward Dream Cruise on Aug. 15 at its headquarters on Woodward Avenue. Guests enjoyed classic cars and a view of the cruise.

Ideal Contracting's 2014 Supplier of the Year Celebration

Detroit-based Ideal Contracting celebrated its 11th supplier of the year award at Scarcyny Park and Garden in Southwest Detroit on July 24. Steve Kiefer, the vice president of global purchasing and supply chain management at General Motors, was the keynote speaker, and customers, suppliers, partners, and Ideal employees enjoyed food from El Taco Veloz and entertainment by the Living Arts dance group.
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